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Dogfight in Lowell - Yankovich Sues Canfield For Harassment

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WARNING: THIS BLOG POST CONTAINS IMAGES UNSUITABLE FOR WOMEN, CHILDREN, MEN, 
HOUSE PETS, AND PRETTY MUCH ANYONE WITH WORKING EYEBALLS.

Lowell, MI (edited 1:56 ago)

Things are heating up in the sleepy little town of Lowell, Michigan. It seems one Lowell businessman is suing another for harassment. Cliff Yankovich, partner in a jewelry store and well-known curmudgeon, filed suit today against City Councilman and fellow (multi) business owner Greg Canfield.

"What I have seen cannot be unseen," Yankovich told reporters. "Since Mr. Canfield exposed himself in that way, I have suffered a lot - I can't eat and my sleep patterns are disrupted. My REM sleep has been rammed out of the realm of possibility. My hands shake, I had to call in sick - so I had no choice but to seek legal remedy."

Investigation into the trigger finds the picture below at the genesis of the suit. According to a leaked copy of the suit: Yankovich claims "my eyes were seared and my breakfast …

Medical Marijuana in West Michigan - The Will of The People VS A Massive Checkbook

Here are some facts about medical marijuana and marijuana in general when it comes to Michigan in general and Grand Rapids/Kent County specifically.

FACT 1: In 2008 the VOTERS in Michigan voted in favor of allowing people to seek treatment for a variety of ills using medical marijuana. An interesting side not on this for me personally was that my father voted with the majority. My dad spent most of his life equating those who used pot as "hop heads" - what he called the heroin addicts he saw as a kid growing up around Detroit.

His thoughts on pot changed when my step mother was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer - which took her life. This was before such cancer was being treated with any success and they sought all manner of relief from the symptoms and pain - including getting some pot from a friend of a friend. Seeing the positive use of weed turned my dad around on the subject. In fact, when he was alive he was an advocate for legalizing it in the same manner as alcohol.

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